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“Kharkiv is under recurrent bombing and people fear for their lives!” 06/20/24

One month after the beginning of the new Russian offensive in the Kharkiv region, repeated shelling is taking a heavy toll on the population.

  • Ukraine

World Refugee Day: “We must not forget the Rohingya!” 06/20/24

Today, Cox’s Bazar is home to a million Rohingya refugees; 12% of these now stateless people are people with disabilities.

  • Bangladesh

Philippines: HI prepares people with disabilities to cope with climate-related disasters 06/18/24

The Philippines is a country that's been severely affected by climate change. People with disabilities are among those hit hardest. HI is at their side.

  • Philippines

Meet the young girl helping to change perceptions of disability 06/12/24

Norcia is thriving at school thanks to her access to inclusive education. At just 17, she is also an ambassador for HI, helping to promote disability inclusion in Madagascar.

  • Madagascar

Despite the obstacles, Edwige aspires to become a teacher 06/12/24

Edwige is a 20-year-old student with vision loss. She has been in education since the age of four, but it has not always been easy getting to where she is today.

  • Togo

Good News from May 2024 05/31/24

Good news in May at HI: demining in Colombia, rehabilitation in South Sudan, and inclusive education in Madagascar.

  • South Sudan
  • Madagascar
  • Colombia

In Kharkiv, Ukraine, the situation is very concerning 05/28/24

Since May 10, 2024, Russia has been conducting a new offensive in the region. As the security situation deteriorates, humanitarian needs continue to increase.

  • Ukraine

Supported by HI and APHMOTO, Gawalé went to school and became a garment maker 05/26/24

Gawalé, 24, currently works as a garment maker. She is also blind. With determination and the support she received, she was able to go to school Today, she talks to us about her experience and why we need to make the school system inclusive.

  • Togo

"Thanks to HI's awareness raising activities friends and colleagues no longer belittle us" 05/24/24

Damigou is a young woman with vision loss. Thanks to the inclusive education and vocational training project in Togo, she attended school and now works as an accountant in a pharmacy.

  • Togo

Mardoché, a model of resilience 05/24/24

Mardoché’s leg was torn off by a bullet when he was just a baby. Today, thanks to HI, he feels confident and is looking forward to a bright future.

  • Central African Republic

Uganda: "At last, my daughter can go to school" 05/24/24

Gina*, age 4, lives in Uganda. She has a disability which makes her daily life difficult and painful. HI has fitted her with 3D-printed knee-ankle-foot orthoses to correct the alignment.

  • Uganda

Flore, a driver’s assistant with HI: portrait of a woman who sets herself no limits! 05/24/24

Flore is a woman of commitment, passionate about her job. She is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian supplies in Burkina Faso in a complicated security context.

  • Burkina Faso

A day in the life of HI’s deminers 05/17/24

Slip into the protective clothing of HI's deminers in Senegal and come spend a day with them in the field.

  • Senegal

Gaza: HI response to the humanitarian crisis 05/17/24

HI employs 40 people in the Gaza Strip, supported by 300 volunteers. HI is also engaged in Egypt and Lebanon, helping to address the impact of the crisis there.

  • Occupied Palestinian Territories

Crisis in North Kivu: mobile clinics providing essential care 05/14/24

HI is deploying mobile clinics in North Kivu to improve access to healthcare and provide medical and psychosocial assistance to people displaced by conflict.

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

 

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